Man in court following seizure of three firearms

DURBAN: On Monday, 22 August 2022 information was received about a man who had illegal firearms at Shongweni Dam in KwaNdengezi. An operation was put in place by the Ethekwini District Task Team and Metro police to trace the suspect.

The team proceeded to the identified dwelling where a 39-year-old man was found inside the house. Upon searching the house, police found two pistols and a hunting rifle with 31 rounds of ammunition. The suspect has been charged with unlawful possession of firearms. He will be profiled to check if he is linked to other serious cases committed in Kwandengezi and surrounding areas. The firearms will be subjected to ballistic testing. The suspect will appear before the Pinetown Magistrates’ Court today.

Source: South African Police Service